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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] AMD Elan patch
Alan Cox wrote:

>>x86info is the closest thing to a complete list, but as hpa pointed out,
>>the problem identifying the cpu is easy, identifying the chipset is the
>>hard part.
>>
>
> I can guarantee 100% correct chipset identification. If you meet an ELAN410
> it is the chipset too. The ISA and VLB come directly off the CPU
>

That's not the problem, really... the problems is that CPUID identifies
the CPU core, and embedded CPU cores tend to be used and reused many
times -- in fact, AMD are quite good at that.

-hpa

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